Irrigation & Watering

sprinkler system

How to Make a Sprinkler for Your Lawn or Garden

Want to irrigate your garden and save a few bucks? Grab a plastic bottle and a hose — we’re making a sprinkler!

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Branch with ice on it.

When to Water Plants Before a Freeze

Plant cells that are plump with water are stronger, so follow these tips when watering plants for freezing weather.

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How to Remove Standing Water in Your Yard with a French Drain

Standing water in your yard is an eyesore and can act as a breeding ground for mosquitoes. Installing a French drain is a great way to remove standing water from your yard. Watch this video to find out how to construct a French drain.

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Quick DIY Fixes to Common Lawn Sprinkler Problems

Banish annoying lawn sprinkler problems with these DIY how-tos for automatic lawn sprinkler systems. You’ll save money in repair costs, and enjoy a lush, green lawn!

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St Augustine lawn

Irrigation Tips for a Greener Lawn

If you want that one lawn that is the envy of the neighborhood, then you need to take several steps to get that kind of green, including conducting a soil test and installing an irrigation system.

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Watering plants using drip irrigation.

How to Save Water When Irrigating Flower Beds

Find out how to conserve water when irrigating flower beds by using a soaker hose and drip irrigation. Watch this video to find out more.

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Pocket hose expanding and contracting garden hose.

Pocket Hose Garden Hose Product Review

Watch as we test the Pocket Hose, a garden hose that expands and contracts when the water is turned on and off, to see if it really works as well as claimed.

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Filling DIY plastic milk jug drip irrigation with water.

DIY Slow Drip Watering System for Your Garden

Watch this video to find out how to make your own slow drip watering system for plants in your garden using plastic milk jugs.

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